A kalei­descope of mu­sic, dance and cul­ture

ARTS IN AC­TION IS BACK IN HILLINGDON

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

IT’S mu­sic to the ears of cul­ture lovers – and those who want to make their sum­mer a lit­tle richer.

Hillingdon Coun­cil’s an­nual Arts in Ac­tion fes­ti­val will re­turn to venues across Hillingdon from June 20 to July 15, of­fer­ing events and ac­tiv­i­ties for all res­i­dents to en­joy.

The month-long cel­e­bra­tion of the arts is or­gan­ised in part­ner­ship with Hillingdon Arts As­so­ci­a­tion, which pro­motes lo­cal artis­tic so­ci­eties to en­cour­age more res­i­dents to join in with the bor­ough’s arts scene.

The fes­ti­val’s pro- gramme of events in­cludes art ex­hi­bi­tions and work­shops, a craft mar­ket, tribute acts, or­ches­tral and cho­ral con­certs, talks about art and his­tory, and a folk con­cert. The­atri­cal events on of­fer in­clude a free out­door cir­cus (Sur Mesure Fil­lage, see Hotlist on page 2, the Tele­tub­bies show, a play mark­ing the end of World War One, and performances from young drama stu­dents in­spired by women’s right to vote. Coun­cil­lor Richard Lewis, Cab­i­net Mem­ber for Cen­tral Ser­vices, Cul­ture and Her­itage, said: “We have a mul­ti­tude of so­ci­eties i i of­fer­ing ff i artis­tic i i pro­grammes and our Arts in Ac­tion fes­ti­val is a great op­por­tu­nity for every­one to en­joy the ar­ray of arts and cul­ture on of­fer.

“The sea­son pro­vides a chance for lo­cal art groups to share their tal­ents with the wider com­mu­nity, Many of the events are free and get booked up quickly – so I’d en­cour­age res­i­dents to book in ad­vance. We hope to see you there!”

A Cel­e­bra­tion of Trees (late ad­di­tion to the sea­son - not in brochure) - Fri 15 to Thur June 21 Sur Mesure Fil­lage - Weds June 20 The Il­le­gal Ea­gles - Thu June 21 Un­usual Facts from His­tory - Fri June 22

Sum­mer Con­cert, Spon­sor a Move­ment - Sat June 23

Cho­ral and Gui­tar Con­cert - Sun June 24

Out­door Paint­ing Day - Mon June 25

Lo­cal Spa­ces Ex­hi­bi­tion - Tue June 26 to Thu July 12

Not About He­roes - Wed June 27 to Sat June 30

Open Studio Ex­hi­bi­tion - Thu June 28 Jun to Sun July 1

Triple Bill of Folk Mu­sic - Thu June 28 Out­door Ex­hi­bi­tion - Sat June 30 Tele­tub­bies Live - Sat June 30 to Sun July 1 Sum­mer Serendip­ity - Sat June 30 Jazzy June Cho­ral Mu­sic (late ad­di­tion to the sea­son - not in brochure) Sat June 30

East­cote Art So­ci­ety Ex­hi­bi­tion - Sun July 1 to Sat 7

Arts and Crafts for Well­be­ing - Mon July 22 to Fri 6

So­ci­ety Monthly Meet­ing - Tue July 3

Jane Sey­mour: The Haunted Queen - Tue July 3

Mo­tion­house and No Fit State - Wed July 4 Bye Bye Baby - Thu July 5 Mo­saic Mas­ter­piece - Thu July 5 Share A Mem­ory - Fri July 6 For King and An­other Coun­try - Fri July 6 North­wood Craft Mar­ket - Sat July 7 Hayes Car­ni­val Fam­ily Fun Day - - Sat July 7 Art for All - Sat July 7 to Sat 14 Wizards & Won­der­land - Sat July 7 Sum­mer Con­cert - Sat July 7 Sounds of Sum­mer - Sat July 7 Chan­dos Sum­mer Ex­hi­bi­tion - Sun July 8 to Sat 14 Art In The Park - Sun July 8 Coil Pot Work­shops for Chil­dren - Sun July 8

How The Vote Was Won - Tue July 10

Talk: The Frick Col­lec­tion - Wed July 11

Land of Hope and Glory - Wed July 11

How The Vote Was Won - Fri July 13 Visit www.hilling­donthe­atres.uk/ in­dex.php/whats-on/arts-in-ac­tion for more in­for­ma­tion

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